Teaching & Training

Summer and First Year Associate Skills Assessment

Following up on the program from 2017, "Attorney Research Skills: Continuing the Conversation Between Law Firm and Academic Law Librarians", we will examine the methods by which academics, in consultation with their firm counterparts, can assess their students' readiness for the practice environment. Discussion will include research skills, the Legal Tech Assessment, and knowledge of Knowledge Management practices

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#memorialize activism.#conceptualize action. #catalyze change

#memorialize activism.#conceptualize action. #catalyze change: how annotated bibliographies are making an LGBT impact. The two editors-in-chief of the Annotated Bibliography: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities. (Hein, forthcoming) would like to moderate a 3-member panel on the role of library scholarship. One speaker, a well-esteemed member of the community who has witnessed the history of LGBT activism and scholarship ...more »

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Assessment Grab Bag: Venturing Beyond the Traditional

Treasure hunts and research memos are the norm for assessing students in legal research courses, and each have their merits: treasure hunt questions allow the instructor to test students on specific research techniques and resources, and research memos give students practice engaging in the entire legal research process, while also testing their writing skills, another shortcoming often cited in practitioner surveys. ...more »

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